When Amazon Puts Small Objects In Big Boxes, There’s Actually A Good Reason For It

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You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t purchased something from Amazon. The online retail giant generated profits of $3 billion in 2017, which marked an astounding 31 percent increase in revenue from the year before.

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And while going through the experience of shopping on Amazon, many buyers have noticed a trend when receiving their purchases. After they order something small from the website, the shoppers sometimes receive it in an extra-large box. But it turns out that the retailer has a good reason for doing so.

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Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

In order to move as much product as it does, Amazon has innovated when it comes to order fulfilment measures. For starters, the company had more than half a million employees around the world as of June 2018.

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